Kjell E. D. Sommerseth


Kjell Sommerseth has graduated as MSc with specialisation within Strategy. He har long experience from strategy development and execution, with particular foscus on the financial aspects. His experience includes Kistefos, Arkwright and Lawfirm Hjort.

Even Helliesen

Partner, European Patent Attorney

Even Helliesen is a Cand. Scient in Biology and has + 20 years of experience from patent and IPR industry.

He is now working as a customer contact for new and old customers.

Biplab Kumar Datta

Head - Patent & Innovation

Biplab Datta (PhD) has nearly 30 years of experience in innovation strategy and technology development project management.

He has experience in formulating applications for technology development funds from the NFR (SkatteFUNN, FORNY, Petromaks etc. programs), IFU, Commercialising funding from Innovation Norway and the EU 7 framework program eg. Marie Curie RTN projects. He also writes applications for EU H2020 program for clients.

Solvår Winnie Finnanger

Head of legal department, Attorney-at-law

Solvår Winnie has unique expertise in all aspects of strategy and assessments regarding the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, especially trademark and design, through her work experience from EUIPO, Patentstyret and KFIR.

Liv Charlotte Oppegaard


Liv Charlotte has long experience from law firm and private sector, and assists our clients in business and strategic issues as well as in intellectual property rights.

Turid Oma

Associate Attorney

Turid has experience from the Norwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO), and assists our clients with all aspects concerning protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Andreas Haffner

European Patent Attorney -Consultant

Andreas took his engineering education from Germany. He has been working with patents since 2003. He works in the fields of information and communication technology, electrical and electronics, mechanical engineering etc.

Carl Petter Nielsen

Patent attorney

Carl Petter is Cand. Scient. In physics and works especially in the fields of telecommunications, optics, aquaculture and mechanics.

Linda Bahr

Patent attorney

Linda Bahr is a Sivilingeniør  in process engineering and works in particular with companies in the oil, gas sector and supplier industries; process and chemical engineering industries.

Linda has long experience from Statoil research centre and also from Norwegian Industrial Property Office.

Vigfrid Næss

Patent attorney

Vigfrid Næss is Dr. Philos. In microbiology / immunochemistry and works especially with companies in the fields of life sciences, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, food and health.

Tommy Kaspar

Advisor – Patent and Innovation

Tommy holds a Ph.D. in natural science from the ETH Zurich/Switzerland and has additional education in intellectual property management from the University of Applied Science in Jena/Germany. He has himself been an inventor on some patent applications. You can discuss all topics with him - scientifically and non-scientifically based. Nonetheless he is specialized and has several years’ industrial experience in

-  glass and ceramic materials / (further)processing

-  carbon / graphene / graphite based materials / (further)processing

-  energy storage materials / devices

-  polymer (PE, PA) materials / (further)processing in textile and automotive industry

-  (refractory) metal materials / processing.

Tanja Ivana H. Juricev

Legal trainee

Tanja assists both Norwegian and international companies in intellectual property rights, which include application and registration processes in Norway and abroad. She also provides advice on protection, safeguarding and use of intellectual property rights, with a major emphasis on trademark and design.

Hilde Viik


Hilde has extensive experience in handling administrative work related to patent, trademark and design cases in Norway and abroad. She works in particular with renewals and assignment of rights, name changes and licensing.

Ida Elizabeth Knudtzon

Patent administrator

Ida E. Knudtzon has extensive experience in dealing with administrative work related to patent cases in Norway and abroad.

Lillian Gravli

Patent administrator

Lillan Gravli deals with the submission of Norwegian and international patent applications, follow-up of deadlines, document management, and correspondence with customers, agents and authorities in Norway and abroad. She is a member of NAIPA - Norwegian Association of Intellectual Property Administrators.

Tonje Thorvaldsen

Patent administrator

Ton Thorvaldsen works in particular with annual fees for patents. This involves maintenance and follow-up of deadlines, payment of annual fees and contact with customers, agents and authorities in Norway and abroad.

Hege Brunvatne


Hege Brunvatne is responsible for the company's accounting and payroll work.

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